Personalities | The Shangri-Las | Sixties | Rock
(Vocal group, 1964–68)
New York schoolgirls Margie and Mary Ann Ganser, and Betty and Mary Weiss were thrust into the US and UK Top 20s with 1964’s ‘Remember (Walking In The Sand)’. After ‘Leader Of The Pack’, a teenage morality play, topped the US chart, its mordant theme was investigated from new angles with such as ‘Dressed In Black’ and world-weary ‘Past Present And Future’ – though upbeat ‘Give Him A Great Big Kiss’ broke the formula in 1965. Repromotions of ‘Leader Of The Pack’ twice climbed the British Top 20 in the 1970s.
Styles & Forms | Sixties | Rock
Personalities | Del Shannon | Sixties | Rock
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